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12 Common Core Tools & Resources For Teachers

12 Common Core Tools & Resources For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Success teaching with the Common Core is something that, statistically, the vast majority of K-12 teachers in the United States are evaluated by. This makes Common Core tools like an Academic Word Finder useful for, well, the vast majority of K-12 teachers in the […]

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11 Activities Using Infographics And Data To Teach The Election

11 Activities Using Infographics And Data To Teach The Election by Dawn Casey-Rowe Are you using infographics to explain or teach the election? If not, you might want to consider giving it a shot. The election is a treasure trove for infographics and data representation. There are so many things to analyze during election season–candidates, issues, […]

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7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know

7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know by Tony Vincent, learninginhand.com While there are so many iPad apps that deliver content, one of the best uses for technology in education is to make something with what you’re learning. This might include producing a video, authoring a digital book, recording a puppet show, […]

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STEAM App: Forces & Motion Simulation

STEAM App: Forces & Motion Simulation by TeachThought Staff STEAM App Features (Forces and Motion: Basics from PhET Interactive Simulations at the University of Colorado Boulder) HTML5 simulation, runs on most web browsers (the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari). Generally operating system agnostic. Tablet compatible with a size of 1.64 MB. Research-based […]

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A Great Tool For Planning Global & Collaborative Project-Based Learning

A Great Tool For Planning Global & Collaborative Project-Based Learning  by TeachThought Staff From a press release WASHINGTON, DC—January 12, 2016— How do the traits of hummingbirds, geckos, and other animals help scientists design robots?  What can bird’s nest soup tell you about Chinese culture? How do images, color and text work together to communicate ideas that can change […]

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Book: Using Improvisation To Teach Skills & Boost Learning

Book: The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom: Using Improvisation to Teach Skills & Boost Learning by TeachThought Staff Who will this book help you teach? Students of any age in any content area What book are we talking about here? The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom: Using Improvisation to Teach Skills […]

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Why We Need Financial Literacy Resources For Teachers

  by Dawn Casey-Rowe Resource Details Participation in the H&R Block Budget Challenge must be facilitated by a classroom teacher at an accredited high school or home study program. Educators may visit hrbds.org to register their classrooms. Class creation closes one week prior to the simulation start date and for this round the deadline to create your […]

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